Gram flour, also known as besan in South Asian countries is made from grounded chickpeas. The flour is coloured yellow and it occassionally acts as a supplement for eggs in vegan cooking.

Gram flour is rich in carbs and protein. It has also been suggested that when consumed it may promote hair growth and when applied it may reduce tan and oiliness acting as a natural skin cleaner.

Benefits of gram flour

This healthy flour can be great food for diabetics.

– Helps Lower Cholesterol
– Controls Diabetes
– Helps Improve Heart Health

Nutritional value of gram flour per 100 grams
Calories 387
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7 g 10%
Saturated fat 0.7 g 3%
Polyunsaturated fat 3 g
Monounsaturated fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 64 mg 2%
Potassium 846 mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 58 g 19%
Dietary fiber 11 g 44%
Sugar 11 g
Protein 22 g 44%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 27%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 25%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 41%

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